Christopher D. F. Foster, Attorney

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Christopher D. F. Foster practices in the areas of construction law, business litigation, commercial litigation and real estate. His practice includes representing clients in public and private works disputes, subcontractor default issues, commercial sales and other business litigation, and land use and planning/development issues.

Mr. Foster is admitted to practice before all California state courts. He received his juris doctor from the University of San Diego School of Law, where he graduated cum laude and was made a member of the Order of the Coif. Mr. Foster served as a Vice Chair for the Appellate Moot Court Board, for which he also competed nationally, and served as a Comments Editor for the San Diego International Law Journal. Mr. Foster earned several academic achievement awards at the University of San Diego, including CALI (AmJur) awards for the best grades in Agency, Partnership and the LLC and Remedies. While in law school, Mr. Foster also had the privilege of serving as an extern with Justice Richard D. Huffman at the California Court of Appeal, Fourth District, Division One. Mr. Foster received his Master of Business Administration from University of San Diego School of Business Administration and received his Bachelor of Science where he graduated cum laude with a double major in Management & Business and Spanish Literature from Skidmore College.

Bar Admissions

  • California (state courts)


  • J.D., cum laude, Order of the Coif, International Law Journal, Appellate Moot Court – University of San Diego School of Law
  • M.B.A. – University of San Diego School of Business Administration
  • B.S., cum laude, Management & Business and Spanish Literature – Skidmore College

Representative Experience

Subcontractor v. General Contractor, Payment Bond Surety and Public Agency Project Owner

The firm represented a subcontractor in a claim for recovery of subcontract balance and extra work performed on a publicly funded construction project. The firm was brought in at the conclusion of construction to prepare stop payment notice, payment bond and contract claims and file suit to recover the balance due for work performed by subcontractor on the project. The matter settled after mediation with payment to the firm's client for the full subcontract balance, attorneys' fees and interest.